Business Testimonial: “The students in my class were very attentive and engaged in the book and discussions. I believe that one of the key components of the program was that the students could keep the book. They were very excited about that. Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of this program!” – Business Participant in I Know I Can Readings, Think Mutual Bank
Middle School Student Testimonial: "It makes class more interesting; it's something different. Now we know what we have to do to get good jobs."
Middle School Teacher Testimonial: “We have been using the program this year and it speaks to competition in the job market and pushes students to enroll in tougher math and science classes. The business community traditionally doesn't take such a direct role in education. They are the people (students) will be applying to for jobs. That really hit home to a lot of (students)."
Educators in the Workplace Institute
Educator Testimonial: “I would recommend that all teaching staff enroll in this course to know what employers are wanting in their workforce.” – 2010 attendee.
Business Testimonial: “Courtesy Corporation McDonald’s is proud to have partnered with Educators in the Workplace Institute for over 5 years. As an employer of many young people, we feel we have a responsibility and obligation to provide employment that enhances education. We are committed to teaching transferable job skills and partnering with educators to produce quality, well trained employees for the future. Thank you to EIWI for allowing us to share our story and bringing educators and businesses together.” -Jennifer Muñoz, Assistant Human Resources Manager, Courtesy Corporation McDonald’s
Leadership Greater Rochester
Testimonial: “I believe strongly in the value the LGR program provides. Not only is it a great way to network with other business leaders and a great learning opportunity, but it also is a way to give back to the community through the team projects. We try to have someone from our organization involved with LGR every year.” – Jeff Jensen, Express Employment Professionals